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Information literacy and libraries in the age of fake news

Author: Denise E Agosto
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. Discusses core concepts involved in promoting critical information literacy, such as information ethics, media literacy, and civic education. Includes the history of fake news, and strategies to apply in your library to help library users  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Information literacy and libraries in the age of fake news.
Santa Barbara : Libraries Unlimited, [2018]
(DLC) 2018028659
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denise E Agosto
ISBN: 9781440864193 1440864195
OCLC Number: 1051778874
Description: 1 online resource (x, 184 pages)
Contents: An introduction to information literacy and libraries in the age of fake news / Denise E. Agosto --
From yellow journalism to tabloids to clickbait: the origins of fake news in the United States / Sharon McQueen --
Critical literacy as an approach to combating cultural misinformation/disinformation on the internet / Nicole A. Cooke --
From information literacy to full participation in society: through the lens of economic inequality / Mark Winston --
Misinformation and intellectual freedom in libraries / Shannon M. Oltmann --
Fighting fake news: the limits of critical thinking and free speech / Kay Mathiesen --
Truth, post-truth, and information literacy: evaluating sources / Joanna M. Burkhardt --
We got this: public libraries as defenders against fake news / Ben Himmelfarb --
School librarians: partners in the fight against fake news / Kristen Mattson --
Information and media literacy education: the role of school libraries / Belinha De Abreu --
Cultivating students as educated citizens: the role of academic libraries / Hailey Mooney, Jo Angela Oehrli, and Shevon Desai --
Survey says ... : developing students' critical data literacy / Caitlin Shanley and Kristina M. De Voe --
Fake news and academic librarians: a hook for introducing undergraduate students to information literacy / Carolina Hernandez.
Responsibility: Denise E. Agosto, editor.

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Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. Discusses core concepts involved in promoting critical information literacy, such as information ethics, media literacy, and civic education. Includes the history of fake news, and strategies to apply in your library to help library users become more conscious and responsible consumers of information.

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"This book includes good coverage on teaching and educating users on fake news as it relates to digital and media literacy." - ARBA ". . . easy-to-implement steps that will aid patrons in discerning Read more...

 
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